black grape variety


aragonez (Portugal)
tinta roriz (Portugal)
tinta de toro (Castile and León, Spain)
tinta del país (Castile and León, Spain)
tinto fino (Castile and León, Spain)
cencibel (Spain)
ull de llebre (Catalonia, Spain)


early budding
early ripening
moderate to high yields
thick skin
wind sensitive


medium to deep colour
medium acidity
medium to high tannins
medium to high alcohol
medium to full body
medium to pronounced intensity
raspberry, plum, spices


Alentejano, Portugal
Beira Interior, Portugal
Dão, Portugal
Douro, Portugal
Lisboa, Portugal
Tejo, Portugal
Trás-os-Montes, Portugal
Andalusia, Spain
Castile and León, Spain
Castile-La Mancha, Spain
Catalonia, Spain
Extremadura, Spain
La Rioja, Spain
Madrid, Spain
Navarre, Spain
Valencia, Spain
Inland Valleys, United States
Sierra Foothills, United States
Oregon, United States
Lea Gatinois DipWSET